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Grant Comes East by Newt Gingrich
Grant Comes East by Newt Gingrich
4.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining., July 18 2004
I enjoyed this second book in what promises to be a series of fictionalizations of the Civil War from Messrs Gingrich and Forstchen. As with the first, the writing is fairly crisp and the flow very nice, making the book an easy and enjoyable weekend read.
The first volume, Gettysburg, left us with Lee giving in and allowing Longstreet to attempt an outflanking maneuver of the Union supply base southeast of Gettysburg rather than charging up Cemetery Ridge again. The outcome for the Confederates was, as well it might have been, rather better in the former scenario.
This volume picks up after the Gettysburg (& Union Mills) debacle and has Mr Lincoln calling for the hero of… Read more